LAS VEGAS (AP) — The marquees on the glimmering Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights for three minutes Monday night as officials slowly read the 58 names of the people killed one year earlier in the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history.
The names of the slain were recited ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on events marking the anniversary of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured more than 850 (all times local):
Hundreds of survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting have formed a human chain around the ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is marking the anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Fifty-eight people died, 413 were wounded and police say ...
Las Vegas pauses but looks ahead a year after mass shooting
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A small bouquet of dried flowers was wedged inside the padlock on Gate 5 of the killing ground that was the Route 91 Harvest Festival one recent day, the only visible reminder that it was the site of the worst mass shooting in modern American history.
A peek inside the ...
Las Vegas shooting survivor, wife learning to live with fear
BONNEY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Every time Chris Gilman leaves her home at the foot of Washington’s Mount Rainier, she fights the gnawing urge to turn around and check that someone isn’t about to shoot her.
Sometimes she wins the battle. Sometimes she loses.
In the year since the ...
For Route 91 survivors, ‘Country Strong’ means community
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — They have the date 10-1-2017 tattooed on their bodies and have memorial walls of pictures in their homes. One woman made a bracelet out of her Route 91 Harvest festival wristband, while many others can be spotted at concerts wearing shirts that say “survivor.” They fly ...
What’s happened with bump stocks since the Las Vegas attack?
The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with “bump stocks” that allowed them to mimic fully automatic fire.
The devices were little-known before they were used in the Oct. 1 rampage, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. ...
AP: No widespread changes in gun laws after recent shootings
Shortly after last year’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a panel to explore possible reforms to state gun laws.
A Republican, Kasich wanted to be sure its members clearly supported the Second Amendment. Yet it also was to be bipartisan, ...
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Garden provides place to mourn Las Vegas shooting victims
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An image of Angelica Cervantes’ son donning a black-and-yellow security guard T-shirt is one of dozens of smiling photos tacked to walls in a Las Vegas garden decorated with ribbons, cowboy boots, horseshoes and rubber bracelets.
Cervantes visits every other week to gaze ...
Vegas shooting survivors describe year of change, challenges
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas massacre claimed 58 lives , making it the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Hundreds more were shot, many of them surviving ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of “GIRL,” she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album.
“It felt like such a timely song for now,” ...
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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Steve Sisolak, Nevada’s first Democratic governor in two decades, proposed a sweeping list of progressive initiatives Wednesday as he called for the state to welcome immigrants and find a way to enforce a gun background check law that was never enacted.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona aerospace engineer wants to prevent a federal jury from hearing references to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in his upcoming trial on charges that he illegally manufactured ammunition found in the shooter’s Las Vegas Strip hotel ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The house of the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sold.
Court records show District Judge Gloria Sturman approved the sale of Stephen Paddock’s Nevada home for $425,000.
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Today in History
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2019. There are 357 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 8, 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and critically wounded when a gunman opened fire as the congresswoman met with ...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak offered a glimpse of his progressive agenda Monday in an emotional inaugural address celebrating the diversity of the state’s new leadership, including the first U.S. legislature where women make up the majority.
The first Democratic ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sheriff in charge of the local investigation of the October 2017 Las Vegas Strip shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds is being sworn in to a second four-year term as the elected head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Clark County Sheriff ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas said Thursday they have finished releasing audio, video and written records about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history 15 months ago during an open-air concert.
The department said that after 34 releases of material since May, officials ...
Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world’s most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions with a closer balance between Republicans and Democrats.
Some states will be considering anew whether to expand ...
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NEW YORK (AP) — It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department’s ever-evolving plan to ...
Police release officers’ accounts of Las Vegas shooting
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Documents made public Thursday recounted anew how police officers took cover next to patrol vehicles on the Las Vegas Strip while a gunman rained bullets from a high-rise hotel into an outdoor music festival during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history ...
Legal pot, gas explosions, shark attacks topped news in 2018
BOSTON (AP) — 2018 was a year of firsts in Massachusetts.
The first stores east of Colorado selling recreational marijuana opened to great buzz and fanfare. So did the state’s first Las Vegas-style resort casino. For the first time, voters sent a black woman to Congress. And the ...
UMBC’s win over Virginia was biggest surprise of 2018
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County had no chance. Not against mighty Virginia, certainly not against history.
No 16th seed had ever beaten a No. 1 in NCAA Tournament history, the lopsided ledger climbing to 135-0 through the opening weekend of 2018.
The Retrievers also had ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s move to ban bump stocks (all times local):
The National Rifle Association is “disappointed” with the Trump administration’s plan to outlaw bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire ...
Dems choose Rep. Mike Foote to serve out Sen. Jones’ term
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Democrats have chosen state Rep. Mike Foote to serve out the term of Sen. Matt Jones, who was elected in November to the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s new attorney general wants to find a way to implement a stalled, voter-approved gun background check law when he takes office early next year after his predecessor said the measure couldn’t be enforced.
Democrat Aaron Ford, in an interview with The Associated ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is thanking his family and staff and touting the work of his office in a farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
Heller in a speech in Washington Thursday morning cited his work on veterans’ issues and the 2017 Republican tax ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A brewing standoff between legislative Republicans in Ohio and their same-party governor over some big-ticket policy issues was averted — perhaps permanently — during a whirlwind week at the Statehouse.
Proposals restricting early abortions and a gun owner’s “duty to ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The state medical board has fined a doctor accused of improperly looking up the prescription records of the gunman in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting last year.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. government is allocating nearly $17 million to help people affected by the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that became the deadliest in the nation’s modern history, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday.
The money from the Justice Department will ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, who will be the first Democrat in the post in two decades, said tougher gun laws are among his top priorities as he takes office in January.
Sisolak said in an interview with The Associated Press that he wants to see the state ban assault ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Past gun violence produced few lasting changes in Florida, but the Parkland mass shooting has prompted swift new laws and a high-profile committee that is generating action.
When 14 students and three staff members were gunned down Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman ...
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — Aaron Elchin last spoke to his brother, Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, Saturday via Facetime from Afghanistan.
It was the perfect time to reach out to Sgt. Elchin, who had deployed in August, because the family had gathered the weekend after ...
LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named Anna Johnson as its news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents.
Johnson is currently the cooperative’s news ...
California bar shooter had enough ammo to kill many more
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who killed 12 people in a crowded Southern California bar had more than 150 bullets left to fire but stopped shooting to ambush arriving officers, killing one of them, police said Tuesday.
Investigators said they still don’t know why 28-year-old Ian ...
Mom: son survived Vegas, killed in Calif. shooting
Nevada gambling revenue surpasses $1 billion in October
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Nevada had their richest month in more than five years in October.
Gambling regulators on Tuesday reported that casinos across the state won just over $1 billion from gamblers last month, beating the year-to-year figure and shaking off a sluggish trend. The ...
Democrats narrowly miss sweep of statewide offices
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Final election results Tuesday confirmed a Democratic sweep of almost all statewide offices, taking control of the governor’s office for the first time in two decades and flipping seats in the offices of lieutenant governor, attorney general, treasurer and ...
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police in North Las Vegas say they have arrested suspects in two unrelated killings.
The police department says 18-year-old Al’Dijon Williams was taken into custody in the Nov. 13 shooting of LaMadre Harris. He was charged with murder with a deadly weapon and ...
Today in History
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2018. There are 40 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Nov. 21, 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On this date:
In 1789, North Carolina ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities reconstructing the movements of Stephen Paddock before he opened fire from his hotel room sniper’s perch said Thursday they were looking into whether he checked out larger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago.
He booked rooms with views of the Lollapalooza ...
Nashville honky-tonks rethink security in wake of shootings
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Security is top of mind for Nashville’s honky-tonk owners in the wake of two recent mass shootings that claimed the lives of country music fans.
Several Lower Broadway bar owners are rethinking their emergency response strategies, pouring money into security staff ...